total of cost, insurance and freight charges to be paid on goods purchased and shipped (Cost, Insurance, Freight = C.I.F.)


1) the list of cases to be called for trial before a particular court; 2) to set and give a date and time for a case, petition, or motion to be heard by a court

Calendar Call

hearing at which a case is set for trial


demand by a corporation that a stockholder pay an installment or assessment on shares already owned


 intentional and generally malicious false accusation of a crime or other offense designed to damage one's reputation


to cross out, annul, destroy, void or rescind a document


 A punishment for crimes employed in certain Asian countries in which the convicted defendant receives several lashes with a flexible cane.

Canon Law

Laws and regulations over ecclesiastical matters developed between circa 1100 -1500 and used by the Roman Catholic Church in reference to personal morality, status and powers of the clergy, administration of the sacraments and church and personal discipline.


slang for maximum


1)  From Latin for caput, meaning 'head', the basic assets of a business or of an individual, including actual funds, equipment and property as distinguished from stock in trade, inventory, payroll, maintenance and services. 2) related to the basic assets or activities of a business or individual, such as capital account, capital assets, capital expenditure, and capital gain or loss 3) an amount of money a person owns